1. Radon Element Table

    The Importance of Proper Radon Testing

    Imagine you’ve just purchased your dream home. Equipped with beautiful framing, calming interior, and a luscious yard, there is no better escape! Unfortunately, not all stories are fairytales. Beneath your beautiful yard lives a toxic, radioactive gas that has been known to cause lung cancer, even in the lungs of non-smokers. Dubbed “the silent killer,” radon has been known to cause the deat…Read More

  2. Image of Man Working On Irrigation System

    Irrigation Systems Can Increase the Value of Your Listing

    In Northern Colorado one of the things you can count on the most is the unpredictable weather. Our favorite cliche? If you don't like the weather, just wait five minutes. Sometimes it can feel just like that, especially to some who may have moved here from other parts of the country. One of the most inconsistent factors is the amount of water that we get from year to year. Some years, we are flush…Read More

  3. Outdoor Spaces

    These days, outdoor spaces are one of the most desirable parts of a home, particularly here in Colorado where we can have gorgeous weather all year long. Adding features could bring more money when it comes to a sale. Popular these days are outdoor kitchens and outdoor living areas, similar to living rooms. All of these spaces are ideal for the back patio area and amy add value to your home. Consi…Read More

  4. What To Look For During a Walkthrough

    The real estate market in Fort Collins and Loveland is showing signs of a shift in process, but as of the beginning of 2019, we are still a sellers market. For affordable homes you really have to search hard and be wary of potential issues. It is still very popular to flip houses as they can net quite a bit when sold. The problem when buying a house that has been flipped is determining if all of t…Read More

  5. Watch Out for These Signs of a Bad Home Inspector

    When you are looking to buy or sell a home, you aren’t required to hire a home inspector. But it is a good idea to bring one into the process nonetheless. This is particularly true if you are looking to purchase a new home. Without an inspection, you could find yourself facing challenges and repairs that will leave your head spinning and your wallet in shock. If you want to avoid costly repairs …Read More

  6. Proficiency With Energy Efficiency

    Winding River is excited to be the number one professional licensed home inspector for all of your needs. From mold inspection to well water testing, we offer a wide array of services for your house. One overlooked option is the ordering of a home energy audit. Yes, it can be an efficient tool for making your life more comfortable in a variety of ways! No, it isn’t as scary as the word audit mak…Read More

  7. Keep Your Cool

    It can be hard to see the sunlight through the trees when you are on a fierce house hunt for the house of your dreams. You have spent hours fawning over magazines that contain homes with granite counter tops, the perfect mocha colored walls in the kitchen, and plantation shutters. The image that you have created in your head of what your dream home should look like may not necessarily be suited fo…Read More

  8. Patience Is A Virtue

    Patience is something that not everyone possesses. If you aren’t a patient person, then you are probably used to people telling you that you should become more patient. Being patient is key when house hunting. With so many houses on the market and so many buyers on the prowl, you have to be a savvy hunter. Always looking for the right house, never settling. You have to take the time to view home…Read More

  9. Commiting To The Home

    Buying a home is a huge step, there is so much to consider during the process as we have discussed in several of our previous blogs. Today we are going to be taking a deeper look at what it takes to become a pro house hunter. You find your forever home, or maybe it is just your for now home. Regardless, you are ready to get the ball rolling. You call in a licensed home inspector in the Loveland or…Read More

  10. How To Find Out If You Qualify To Buy A Home

    Throwing money into renting a home every month is convenient in the sense that you don’t have to worry about home repairs, you don’t have a mortgage, and you are mobile if you decide to pack up and move. However, most people reach a point in their lives when they are sick of renting and ready to pick out a house of their own. Buying a home can be difficult, but it is definitely a beneficial in…Read More